City taps BRP to build 166 affordable units in Flatbush

Developer will also expand and upgrade the Caton Market

TRD New York /
Oct.October 28, 2015 10:40 AM

BRP Companies won a city contract to develop a new 166-unit affordable housing project with ground floor retail to replace the Caribbean-American Flatbush Caton Market.

The NYC Economic Development Corporation said at a press conference that the firm will clear the existing vendor market and erect a complex with 20 percent low-income housing, 30 percent moderate income and 50 percent middle income.
The space will also hold a new marketplace for Caton Market’s 45 vendors, space for the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce, classrooms for professional development and a commercial kitchen at 794 Flatbush Avenue, DNAinfo reported.




Behind the story:

BRP Development

The taxpayers will pitch in at least $6 million for the Freeform + Deform-designed project.

BRP is also behind the renovation of 63 buildings in East New York and two mixed-use projects in Jamaica. [DNAinfo] – Ariel Stulberg


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